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Bitcoin is an experimental digital currency that allows instant payments to anyone, anywhere in the world. Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority. Money transfers and the minting of new coins are carried out collectively by the network. The open source software that enables Bitcoin is released under the MIT license. Click here for a concise explanation of how it works or here for a detailed technical description.
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SEC Halts Multimillion-Dollar 'Munchee' ICO for Securities Violations
11 Dec 2017 16:40 A California-based company has refunded a $15 million initial coin offering following an investigation by the SEC.

New Bitcoin ETF Filings Follow CBOE Futures Debut
11 Dec 2017 16:00 Public filings suggest that the launch of bitcoin futures products has renewed a push to create exchange-traded funds tied to the cryptocurrency.

Bitcoin Gold Defies Gravity, But Price Rally Looks Weak
11 Dec 2017 15:00 Bitcoin gold is well bid today, but chart analysis suggests the upturn in prices may be ephemeral.

Pantera Invests $3 Million in Sharing Economy Token Origin
11 Dec 2017 14:30 Decentralizing Airbnb? A new blockchain protocol aims to disrupt nothing less than the entirety of the sharing economy.

BitGo Scores $43 Million as Crypto Goes Corporate
11 Dec 2017 14:00 The maker of multi-signature cryptocurrency wallets turned profitable this year, as the institutional user base it had long courted finally arrived.

SAFE Network Autumn/Winter 2017 Update
11 Dec 2017 14:53 It has been a busy few months with the SAFE Network, we have had updates on the Network, the APIs and Browser as well as internal changes here at MaidSafe. As we continue to grow we have taken the decision to open an office in India. As we already have a number of key […]

Autonomous Data Networks and Why The World Needs Them
07 Oct 2017 08:00 At MaidSafe we talk about the SAFE Network being ‘autonomous’, but what does that really mean? The phrase is something that we are becoming more familiar with, as we hear talk of autonomous vehicles and autonomous robots; as such we probably have a grasp of the underlying concept that autonomous machines do things for themselves. […]

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"The root problem with conventional currency is all the trust that's required to make it work. The central bank must be trusted not to debase the currency, but the history of fiat currencies is full of breaches of that trust. Banks must be trusted to hold our money and transfer it electronically, but they lend it out in waves of credit bubbles with barely a fraction in reserve. We have to trust them with our privacy, trust them not to let identity thieves drain our accounts. Their massive overhead costs make micropayments impossible. With e-currency based on cryptographic proof, without the need to trust a third party middleman, money can be secure and transactions effortless."
Satoshi Nakamoto